Wikimanqala:Featured article/ week 36
The bao poem "Bao Naligwa" was written in the 1820s by the Swahili poet Muyaka bin Haji in Mombasa, Kenya. The oldest still surviving bao board was made in 1896 in Malawi and is kept today in the British Museum in London.
Some call bao the "king of mancala games", as it is usually considered the most difficult and complex of them. [ + ]